The carbon tax is one of the most efficient and effective tools to reduce carbon emissions. It's a way to price pollution, especially carbon dioxide—the leading contributor to global heating and climate change. Pricing pollution is important because it uses...
Editor-in-Chief Linda Solomon Wood of the National Observer is calling on the Trudeau government to push forward with its $100 billion climate plan in her recent Opinion piece. Her message to Justin Trudeau is quite clear. "Canada's government can...
Climate change and carbon pricing were among the top issues in Monday's federal election. Over two thirds of Canadians voted for climate action, virtually putting an end to the challenges against Canada's national carbon policy. Which begs the question,...
Your next vote will be the most important one you will ever cast for the future of your children and grandchildren. You cannot postpone action on climate change. It's time to be a climate voter. Canadians will soon have to...
In  a recent testimony to British politicians, famed scientist and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in its actions to stop the ravages of the climate crisis from destroying the planet. Naturalist David Attenborough says...
During the election campaign, all parties—with the exception of the Conservatives—promised many new climate change measures, including legally binding targets that get Canada to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Exit polls showed that Canadians want and expect a more...
The 1.5°C and 2°C temperature targets of the Paris Agreement are fast becoming just an unachievable dream. With only 121 months left to 2030—the target date set by the IPCC— the unrelenting increase of greenhouse gases (GHGs) shows no...
Dramatic change is needed. Mike Nickerson, author of Life, Money and  Illusion  describes how we must adapt to the limits of our planet or perish. Enmeshed as we are in a vast, expanding mechanical network, it is hard to imagine...
In The Big Stall, author Donald Gutstein shows how Big Oil owns the Paris Agreement. Quoting ecological economist Clive Spash, Gutstein points out that what came out of the Paris talks at COP21 "is a fantasy which lacks any...
The enormity of the climate problem we face cannot be confronted with a business-as-usual approach. The climate solution requires going into emergency mode. EMERGENCY MODE In her revised essay, Leading the Public Into Emergency Mode, Margaret Klein Salamon argues that “we...